What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name GUIDI, ROBERT B Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,265.93 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, JESSICA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $49,265.76 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,265.46 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JILL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,265.22 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULSKY, WALTER E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,265.22 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, DANIELLE A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,265.21 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BERNARD Employer name Village of Munsey Park Amount $49,265.07 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, GILBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,264.69 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, HOLLY M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $49,264.56 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGULAR, JACOB R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $49,263.87 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, LISA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,263.68 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEY, GREGORY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,263.66 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDO, LYNNE M Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $49,263.33 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MASHONDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,262.97 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK H Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $49,262.91 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATILLO, SARAH E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,262.86 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERANTINO, JOSEPH J Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $49,262.60 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARO, MARIANNA Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,262.43 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORIS, RANDY Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $49,262.43 Date 02/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-ROSSOL, JOELINE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,262.39 Date 03/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,262.26 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREAT, ADRIAN M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $49,262.22 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Stafford Amount $49,262.12 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, SHANTA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,262.05 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTHNER, BRADLEY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,261.90 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDL, THOMAS J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $49,261.88 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALATSKY, DAVID B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $49,261.85 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,261.79 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUFELE, DIANE P Employer name Village of Weedsport Amount $49,261.75 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATOR, DINA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $49,261.59 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, RALPH L Employer name Washington County Amount $49,261.20 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DEBRA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,261.06 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLAY, IAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,260.82 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERPAOLI, JOSEPH A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $49,260.49 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JOHN B, III Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $49,260.14 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOREK, NICOLE C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,259.72 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLE, DAWN V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,259.71 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTO, ROBERT J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $49,259.70 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, ZACHARY J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,259.62 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,259.60 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,259.24 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, FRANKLIN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,259.18 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, MELISSA Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,259.00 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, LORI J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $49,258.98 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $49,258.63 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINELLI, DALIA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,258.59 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKUM, DENNIS G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.52 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, MICHAEL J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.52 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTS, BOBBIE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.37 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHELE A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $49,258.29 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALOSKY, GEORGE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,258.26 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.25 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, DANIELLE R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.21 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JOSEPH W Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $49,258.21 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, RYAN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,258.17 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHRYN V Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,258.02 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, NORMAN G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,257.84 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALT, DENNIS T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,257.80 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAZWSKI, BRENDA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,257.78 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, LEAH S Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,257.78 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, FRANKLIN H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,257.78 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, SHERRY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,257.76 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, KAREN K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,257.67 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,257.13 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,257.01 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $49,256.76 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLING-DONOVAN, JENNIFER P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,256.73 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, SAMUEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,256.72 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, LINDA Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,256.67 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENT K Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,256.45 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMUD, ABDALLA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,256.21 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, SUZANNE M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $49,256.20 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMHOFF, MARK A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,256.12 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDLE, KARY E Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $49,256.01 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, EMILY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $49,255.62 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, SARGEANT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,255.34 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,254.93 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMELA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,254.70 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, AGUSTIN F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,254.41 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEMIENIEWSKI, SUSAN T Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $49,254.31 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, CASSANDRA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,254.26 Date 11/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JUAN L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $49,254.25 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DAVID Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,254.07 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,253.68 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, FULVIE-LOUIS J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $49,253.61 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYIKA, ELLIOTT U Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,253.52 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEONARD D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,252.89 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULA, ANGELA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,252.83 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHUMA, WILSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,252.70 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $49,252.67 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,252.34 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBANI, MELINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,252.32 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIZGA, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,252.08 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERKIRCHER, SANDRA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,251.96 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $49,251.58 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEZA, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $49,251.28 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,251.20 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIATR, JASON J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $49,251.15 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, SANDRA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,250.97 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,250.77 Date 05/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System